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Brain Health, Cognition

COSMOS-Mind Study Shows Promise for Multivitamins in Cognition

Washington, D.C.—The ancillary study of the Cocoa Supplement and Multivitamin Outcomes Study for the Mind (COSMOS-Mind) study, conducted by the Wake Forest University School of Medicine...
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Keeping Kids Happy & Healthy

From snacks and sips to supps and clean medicine, here’s the latest science, trends, and offerings in the children’s health market. We all know eating loads...
LDL and HDL cholesterol

There is No Such Thing as “Good” and “Bad” Cholesterol

In this column, I’d like to take a closer look at three widely shared assumptions that greatly influence how we think about cholesterol and...

NPA Points to Flawed Thinking in USPSTF Report on Dietary Supplements

Washington, D.C.—The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has determined there is “insufficient evidence” that taking multivitamins, paired supplements, or single supplements can...

Avocados Linked to Lower CVD Risk

Dallas, TX—A large, prospective study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association has linked eating two or more servings of avocados a...
Cranberry Extract

Study: Cranberries May Improve Heart Health

London, United Kingdom—A double blind randomized controlled trial published in Food & Function revealed that men who consumed cranberries daily were at lower risk...
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COSMOS Trial Results: Cocoa Supplementation Shows Promise for CVD

Cocoa extract supplements may reduce cardiovascular death by 27%, according to the results of the COSMOS Trial, which looked at cocoa extract supplementation and...

Olive Oil Consumption Associated With Lower CVD Risk

Consuming more than 7g of olive oil per day, or a little over half a tablespoon, is associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease...

2022 Heart Health Update

"Cardiovascular disease, a variety of conditions that affect the heart, is the world’s number one health threat,” says Trisha Sugarek MacDonald, BS, MS, Sr....
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Omega-3 Index, Smoking Equal Predictors of CVD

Sioux Falls, SD—A new paper published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that a low Omega-3 Index (O3I) is just as powerful...